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Adhivasa-kirtanas mark the opening of a festival, occuring anywhere from a few days up to a month before the actual event. As festivals come in two flavors, the ananda-utsavas or festivals of joy, and the viraha-utsavas or festivals of separation, so there are distinct songs. In the tradition at Radha-kunda, all adhivasas begin with the Jayare Jayare Gaura song. Festivals of joy conclude with Age Rambha Aropana, and festivals of separation with Eka Adhivasa Ani. The adhivasa-songs describe the...
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The festival of Siddha Madhusudana Das Babaji of Surya-kunda is one of the best attended and most beautiful festivals among the annual celebrations in Vraja. Devotees from all across Vraja-mandal gather to attend the occasion in Siddha Baba's sacred memory, often journeying by feet for pilgrimage within a place of pilgrimage. This is the audio-recording of 2005's festival.
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. Recorded in the morning of Pandit Sri Advaita Das Babaji Maharaja's disappearance festival, this entry includes a number of traditional songs describing the spring-season and the Suchaka-kirtan, or the life-story of the late saint in whose memory the celebaration takes place. Lead kirtaniyas: Sanatana Das, Anath Bandhu Das, Kajal Krishna Das. 1. Vande Guroh Sri Charanaravindam...
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Source: MD field recording
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. Recorded in the morning of Sri Priyacharana Das Babaji Maharaja's disappearance festival, this entry includes a number of traditional songs describing the spring-season and the Suchaka-kirtan, or the life-story of the late saint in whose memory the celebaration takes place. Lead kirtaniya: Hare Krishna Das. 1. Raga of the Season (4:41) 2. Dekho Dekho Ritu Raja Vasanta Samaya...
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. Recorded at Shyamasundar Mandir, Radha-kunda, this entry presents an evening of kirtan, first to the accompaniment of harmonium and then along with the arati-ceremony and while circumambulating the temple. Lead kirtaniya with harmonium: Sanatana Das. Featuring the popular maha-mantra: Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare / Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare...
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. Recorded At Gaura Nitai Mandir, Radha-kunda, on the occasion of Nityananda's birthday festivities. Regrettably the last song, describing Nitai's birth, was not recorded in its entirety. Lead kirtaniya: Sanatana Das. 1. Raga of the season (4:27) 2. Madhurita Viharaye Gaura Kishora (22:36) 3. Shyamala Mridula Kalevara Chandana (4:04) 4. Eseche Ara Ritu Raja Vrindavane (7:40) 5....
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These two recordings narrate the story of purva-raga, describing the falling in love of Radha and Krishna. The first series of songs, describing Radha's side of the story, is led by Lalita Das Baba. The second, describing Krishna's, is led by Sanatana Das Baba. Recorded at Chakaleshvar, Govardhan. Radha's purva-raga 1. Mangalacharan (10:44) 2. Aju Hama Ki Pekhalu Navadvipacandra (31:28) 3. Aja Madhura Sri Vrindavane (24:17) 4. Gharera Bahire Dande Satabara (9:19) 5. Amadera Dha Ki Holo (11:28)...
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Kartta Sri Krishna Das Babaji was a great leader among the Gaudiya Vaishnavas of Vraja in his era. Towards the end of his life, Kartta Baba settled at Nuton Ghera, Radha-kunda, where his memorial festival is annually celebrated.
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. Recorded in the evening, two days before Sri Kunjabihari Das Babaji Maharaja's festival, this entry features an opening song in praise of Guru and the traditional songs describing the beginning of the festival celebrated by Gauranga, Nityananda and Advaita. Lead kirtaniya: Hare Krishna Das Babaji. 1. Raga of the Season (14:24) 2. Sri Gurvastakam (7:20) 3. Jayare Jayare Gaura...
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Recorded at the disappearance festival of Siddha Baba of Ranabari and at Jiva Goswami Ghera, Radha-kunda, this entry features two sucaka-kirtanas narrating the life-stories of these two saints. Lead kirtaniyas: Hare Krishna Das, Sanatana Das (Ranabari) and Anath Bandhu Das (Jiva Goswami Ghera). With the exception of the second track, the recording quality is regrettably lower than usual due to problems with the recording setup and local sound systems. 1. Prarthana & Ranabari Siddha Baba's...
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Source: MD field recording
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Traditional Bengali kirtan - songs sung to the accompaniment of mridanga clay drums and karatala & jhampa cymbals. Recorded in the morning of Sri Kunjabihari Das Babaji Maharaja's disappearance day festival, this entry includes the traditional "Gaurachandrika", prayers to Radha and Krishna, and the Suchaka-kirtan, or the life-story of the late saint in whose memory the celebaration takes place. Lead kirtaniyas: Hare Krishna Das Babaji, Prana Kishor Das Babaji. 1. Gaurachandrika...
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